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Aug 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
president obama ignore the growing chorus calling to cut off u.s. aid? >> for us to sit by and watch this happen, is a violation of everything that we stood for and when we threaten something,. >>> ray kelley doubles down defending the law enforcement tactic. >> if a program like stop and frisk is abandoned, will people die? >> well, i think, no question about it, violent crime will go up. >> a san diego mayor -- >> bob filner, the citizens of san diego have a message for you. it's time to resign. >> i'm chris matthews. so anchoring with -- -- we want to begin tied with the ongoing crisis in egypt. enter islamic militants are on the ground taking responsibility for the execution style killing of egyptian police in the north si sinai peninsula. the lawyers for hosni mubarak says their client should be released from custody in the next few days until any court proceedings begin against the former president. >> reporter: chris, a lot of moving pieces here, showing how volatile this situation has become. you mentioned the killing of 25 police soldiers, police conscripts in the northern s
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in the streets. thee'll discuss the deteriorating situation in the region and the u.s. response with republican congressman pete king of new york and democratic senator richard blumenthal of connecticut. plus, another delay for the president's healthcare law forces the obama administration to play defense. >> this is no longer a political debate. this is what we call the law. >> the president claims that this law is working the way it's supposed to. but, clearly it's not. >> john: we'll ask our sunday panel about the political fallout. all right here on "fox news sunday." >> hello again from fox news in washington. more tough questions for the nsa after the "the washington post" reported this week that the agency violated privacy rules. thousands of times since 2008. an internal audit obtained from leaker edward snowden reveals that the nation's most secretive spy agency intercepted phone calls and emails of american citizens repeatedly during that time. and, in some cases did, not report the unauthorized surveillance. now some lawmakers are promising hearings. joining us with reaction is repub
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 7:00pm EDT
with us, the equally formidable president obama's former chair of the council of economic advisers, that being austan goolsbee. he is now a professor at the university of chicago booth school of business. he's going to to defend all of obama's command and control policies. and we have jim peth kooukas of the american enterprise institute who writes the problem is slow growth, not overly rich ceos. and jim paulson, chief investment strategist with wells capital management. welcome, everybody. i begin with my pal austan gals booe. because of obama care, because of tax threats, because businesses are not willing to unlock their purse strings, is there any reason to assume the economy is going to get better in the second half? and the second half was about the same as the first half, which is lousy. and this whole recovery is the worst recovery since world war ii. >> okay. first of all, you're lucky you've got jimmy p. over there defending you because if i was here i'd be coming after you. but look, i have not been a big bull for the calendar year 2013. not at all. i think the u.s. gro
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
: thank you. >>> in egypt, a potentially game-changing situation in the deadly crisis there. attorney us now say the ousted dictator, hosni mubarak, a prime target of the first arab spring protest, could walk out of jail within days, a free man. they say they're close to settling one of mubarak's corruption cases, the only case keeping him in jail. a court convicted mubarak and sentenced him to life in prison last year for failing to stop the government's deadly crackdown on protesters. and an appeals court is set to overturn that verdict and now he is awaiting trial. until that happens he could get out of prison, essentially on bond, and that could throw yet another wrench in the egypt political turmoil which has grown deadlier by the day. nearly a thousand people reported dead in less than a week as supporters of the deposed president, mohammed morsi, battled in the streets. security forces cleared not one but two protest camps in cairo on wednesday last week and as that unfolded, lawmakers here in the united states are talking about the future of america's partnership with its key mid
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. happening now, the bloodbath rages on in egypt. plus, chilling new threats against u.s. ambassadors around the world, purportedly from al qaeda's american-born spokesman. you'll see the video. and a-rod gets beaned on the baseball field as sentiment against the embattled yankee reaches a fever pitch. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keel keilar and you're in the situation room. >> another day of deadly bloodshed in egypt. rocket propelled grenades struck buses at the gaza border. the death toll in the past week close to a thousand people including civilians and security personnel. the carnage has prompted amnesty international to call for an investigation into the, quote, shocking loss of life and the pressure is mounting on the united states to do more. ni nick. >> you said the u.s. is promising to do more. we have heard the state department yesterday saying the death of 37 being suffocated by tear gas was suspicious. we have been looking into the five hellish days that activists say was the life of one of those prisoners. this is what happened with police first got old -- five days
FOX Business
Aug 19, 2013 11:00am EDT
rather than till death do us part. connell: off to a good start. raspberry instead of apple. we have to rush to the news here. dagen: eckerd over the weekend. we have it all covered. connell: first the markets. last week was a rough week for stock markets. >> the dow was down 2.1% last week. the worst week for the dow and more than a year. they spoke in apple shares. it is kind of casting over the market a little bit. retail continues a little bit. they reported their numbers for the quarter. very convenient that dollar general got an upgrade today. that stock is up. dagen: deadline day today in detroit. connell: let's bring in jason riley. they are saying is detroit really bankrupt? >> there are a lot of people who will take issue with what detroit is trying to do. it is important to remember before they got here. they are responsible for their own on doing. until a couple years ago, if you are a public safety official in detroit, you could retire at 55 with 80% of your salary and health care. this is the day of reckoning. it is important that this be done right. this is the first c
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
on a vacation for two weeks. you leave us in the summer and then you get a cold. >> because when you sweat and play tennis every day and sweat, it's 100 degrees, and then you go into air conditioning. that's what -- >> the air conditioning did it? >> yeah, and i need a vacation from my vacation. there was paddleboarding. >> which is hard. it's hard on the stomach, right? >> maybe that's why i couldn't do it. you need a core. i fell left, i fell right. i fell center. i fell backwards. i lost sunglasses that i had for 15 years. but i got some really great new ones which are 580 lenses. they're incredible. you have to see them. but my wife had given me these. that was bad. they are in davey jones locker. nice work with the markets, andrew. >> down two weeks in a row. >> two weeks? >> was there a single up day? >> i thought there were two up days. >> i looked. might have been two up days. >> you cannot hold me responsible for what happened. >> did you turn bullish or something? have you been saying bullish stuff for the past two weeks? >> that would give people a clue. >> cisco, walmart. >> al
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT
and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their -- work hard to understand the industry operate in, working to nurture new ventures and provide capital for key strategic decisions. offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> we are reporting from washington. i and katty kay. 24 policemen in egypt are killed in an ambush from suspected islamist militants as violence escalates on both sides. a juror in the edward snowden case fast to increase his efforts after his partner was to obtained under british anti- terror laws. prince william gives his first interview since becoming a father, giving a hint of what little george is really like. >> he is a bit of a rascal. we will put it that way. he reminds me of my brother or me when we were younger. i am not sure which. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and also around the globe. 24 policemen in egypt were ambushed and killed by suspected islamist militan
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. we do think the u.s. will be in a bit of a holding pattern due to upcoming taper. but on a relative valuation basis, we do like europe a little bit better as that area seems to be turning around, and we really like emerging markets due to the deep valuation discount. >> it's interesting you say that, because the money has been flowing consistently out of emerging markets, because the growth levels certainly reversed course there. you think that's going to come back soon? >> yeah, we do. they still have relatively speaking much higher growth than the u.s. look, if you expect a little bit of recovery in the u.s. and europe, that's going to help emerging markets quite a bit. >> all right. let me ask you the same question, jim lacamp, in terms of emerging markets versus u.s., where are you? >> i don't like the emerging markets at all right now. they're suffering from the currency wars. so if you believe, as i do, that japan is going to keep printing money, the united states is going to keep printing money, and europe steps it back up once the german election is over, then those emerging
PBS
Aug 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in the syrian capital to investigate claims and counterclaims of the weapons use. and an anti-gay rights law is center stage in moscow as the world athletic championships wrap up. they sate entire issue has been invented by the western media. those are the top stories. i'm tom and thank you very much for joining us. we begin in the egyptian capital, where there are signs that things are slowly returning to normal. shops and banks re-opened for the first time since wednesday and traffic is flowing once again. supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi, went ahead with some of the planned marches today but cancelled others citing security threats. the security chief gave a television statement earlier on today. "france 24"'s correspondent tell us more bit. >> paying tribute to the man currently in charge of egypt, the army's most prominent members gathered in cairo for a much anticipated speech. they have come under intense criticism following the violent crackdown on supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi. now is the chance for the head of the egyptian army to clarify some
FOX
Aug 19, 2013 5:30pm EDT
authorities. >> michael has recently returned from cairo, with the very latest. thank you for joining us. a very tricky time in egypt. the u.s. government has said that her team gave it a heads-up about the detention of david maranda, the partner of a journalist who published information from whistleblower edward snowden. but the u.s. said it was not involved in the decision to question him. mr. maranda was held for nine hours at heathrow airport in london, while en route to brazil . maranda, finally arriving back in his home country, brazil, a journey much delayed after he spent hours in detention in london. waiting for him at rio de janeiro airport, his partner, a guardian reporter. his hours spent in custody, being grilled by cap or terrorism detectives. >> i remained in a room. or were six different agents coming and going, talking to me. they asked questions about my entire life, about everything. they took my computer, video game, mobile phone, memory cards -- everything. >> from his partner, there was fighting talk. >> i am going to do reports much more aggressively. i will publis
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 9:00am PDT
. going after journalists families is going too far and he says he won't be intimidated. tell us more about b what happened and why british authorities are saying they detained his partner. >> reporter: he was in berlin. he was saying with another documentary filmmaker who has met snowden before. she was part of that original leak that came out about the nsa. he was then transitting london heathrow airport. they did not release him until 5:00 in the evening. when you consider that 97% of the cases of people being stopped under this terrorism act are released within less than an hour, it goes to show what an unusual case this is. he was kept for the fall nine hours. only 1 in 2,000 cases does that happen to. people are asking why was that the case? it's outraged brazilian diplomats and they're saying this was an abuse of law. his dvds, phone and lap top was taken. the only questions asked was about edward snowden and the leaks. >> you're pulling in journalists spouses or partners and family members that says a lot about freedom of speech, press and expression. >> reporter: exactly. thi
NBC
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
frugal. i just used to say to him, you know -- i said, when is it you're going to spend your money? what are you waiting for? >> so kay promised darla he would travel with her. see the world. but he made sure his bunker was stocked and he kept his guns close to hand. just in case. >> and then it was november 16th, 2009. darla was away watching her granddaughters. kay was alone at his house. >> 911, what's the address of your emergency? >> it was evening when the call came in. >> i have help on the way. i need to get information. are you sure that he's dead? >> darla was on her way home. her cell phone chirped. it was a neighbor. >> he said something terrible has happened. he says i think it's at your house. >> darla's mind flashed to kay and his guns. >> i thought, oh my gosh. he probably shot an invader or something. >> she phoned a family friend. >> she said something is going on. i'm alone. can you come bodown and meet wi me. >> police blocked off the road to led to kay and darla's house and now darla and chris thought exactly the same thing. >> kay probably shot someone. >> turned ou
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 9:30pm EDT
. >> there are some folks who want to tackle by us. bias, so what advice would you give? >> tackling universities is a big challenge, and one thing we have to do is acknowledge there createblems and try to alternatives. bookt them educated in clubs. tohink it is important provide and foster the outrnatives, so those reach and invite them to your meetings and get engaged with them and front.t they do on that i think that is important. have mitch daniels, the head of perdue university. i am excited to see if he can turn that to a market leader for ideas and for changing tings at universities across the country. of indianahairman here? why don't you tell the group what the governor did today. >> yesterday was my first day as state chairman. i served in the last 14 and a , first as state treasurer and then as state today they named an african-american council member from indiana as my replacement as a new state auditor. the governor made that announcement in the statehouse. >> scott, and then we are going to open it up to questions and comments. you know we want to get involved at a community level.
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am PDT
in an ambush. >>> the e.u. holds an emergency meeting trying to stop the brutal violence as some u.s. lawmakers call for an end to military aid to egypt. >>> a tearful oscar pistorius indicted today on charges he murdered his model girlfriend. he is set to stand trial this winter in south africa. our legal panel weighs in. >>> so many kids are using smartphones these days. a new study said, staring at that little screen could cause permanent damage to young eyes. the doctor is in. it is all "happening now." jon: and horrific news out of egypt on this monday as calls increase here at home to stop spending your tax dollars on a country in such turmoil. good morning. i'm jon scott. >> i'm heather nauert in for jenna lee today. there is a lot boeing on. we begin more violence in the arab world, the most populous nation suspected militants kill at least 25 police officers in a brazen day time attack in the sinai peninsula. meantime egyptian officials say 36 islamists died while they were in government custody. the circumstances of their deaths is unclear. we're continuing to watch that. people on al
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
and it is only 9 percent contained. >>> maria molina is here to tell us if the weather going to cooperate. see if firefighters will see any relief today. >> unfortunately i don't have any good news. we are talking about conditions that aren't favorable for firefighters to continue to combat these fires across parts of idaho. we have others in california and across colorado. you are looking at low humidity levels and gusty winds gusting over 35 miles per hour. that could help some of these fires continue to spread very rapidly. the topography is also really rough. you are talking the rocky mountains. it is not easy without taking into account the weather conditions and isolated thunderstorms that could produce additional lightening strikes. the wildfire in idaho started by lightening. the possibility of more lightening strikes is in the forecast as we head into today, tomorrow and even in the next several days at the end of the workweek. across the southeast over the next several days we are getting drenched with heavy rain and temperatures it has been cool because of a boundary out here 3-5 in
FOX Business
Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm EDT
evening, everybody. thank you for being with us. bloody deadly violence in the streets of cairo today and more violence is expected as the military shuts down demonstrations supporting deposed president mohamed morsi. president obama tonight appears to be assuming role of the great appeaser in the middle east. in northern africa and south asia, willing, it seems, to negotiate american interests and the interests of our allies with the taliban to in some interests directly affiliated with groups in al qaeda and muslim brotherhood for a significant if not dominant role in the egyptian government. we'll be exploring throughout the region the degegree to whic the obama foreign policy is responsible and whether this administration cannot successfully play a struktive role in support of egypt's secular military and in the shaping of a new democratic government with or without the muslim brotherhood and any forthcoming governing coalition. our foreign policy expert will also take on the issue of why mr. obama wants the muslim brotherhood's participation despite the objections of the secular
NBC
Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
military closely aligned with the u.s. government, but they're not listening, they're not sort of honoring that alliance. >> right. >> what leverage does it give the u.s. to take the step you're advocating this morning? >> well, i think at this point, they're obviously getting the impression that no matter what they do, our aid will continue, so we do need to exercise our influence by saying we're going to follow the law, particularly in light of your recent violent crackdowns, suspend aid until you restore democracy, until you move to an inclusive process for elections, and obviously, a new constitution that allows all people to have a say in it, to respect people's rights. i think that's what we have to do at this point. we've tried to go down a road to get them to do the right thing. they're not doing that. and also, i would say this, david. the best way to marginalize the muslim brotherhood is in the ballot box, not through arrests and killing people. in fact, you're just going to encourage them to martyrdom, rather than just defeating them at the ballot box. they blew it when they wer
MSNBC
Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
civilians are being killed in the streets. >> the key question for the u.s. -- should we cut off aid to egypt? i'll ask two key senators on the armed services committee. >>> race and justice, a controversial crime-fighting tool, stop and frisk, rejected by a federal judge. new york city police commissioner ray kelly joins me to defend it, while trayvon martin's mother gives me her views in an exclusive live interview. >>> ready to run? hillary clinton returns to the stage. what's her strategy and what's the gop plan of attack for 2016? i'll get insights and analysis from our special roundtable. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday morning, august 18th. >>> straight to the breaking news. a heavy security presence in cairo, egypt, this morning as military rulers are trying to strengthen their control over a country descending into chaos. so, how much worse will it get in egypt? hundreds are dead, nearly 40 christian churches have been torched and looted, and supporters of the ousted president morsi, the muslim brotherhood, are vowing to fight back. we'll ha
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 4:30pm PDT
. it covers wall street and the nation's largest banks. john harwood joins us from the white house with details on who attended today's meeting, and why it was necessary. john? >> tyler, it was financial regulators from all across the government, including the federal reserve, cftc, fec, comptroller of the currency. the president wanted to sell his economic agenda, only about 40% of the regulations, putting in place the dodd/frank financial regulation reform have been enacted or completed by the regulators. this was a pep rally to try to get them to finish that job. i caught up after the meeting with mary jo white, the chair of the fcc. here is her assessment of this conference. results of the meeting? >> very productive meeting, talking about status and progress under dodd/frank and keep going. >> reporter: what's the most important thing you still have to do? >> we have a number of important things left to do. obviously the volcker rule stands up. >> reporter: this is one part of the president's economic agenda this week. later this week he'll go on the road and press his case fo
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
of civil war. gregg: can you tell us any more about these breaking news reports that hosni mubarak who has been jailed for a very long time will now be released? >> those reports come only from his hour. his hour says he will be released. whether that will happen is yet on seen. up would think the army wouldn't take such a bold move. it was two years ago hosni mubarak was deposed in the revolutionary coup that happened by the army. you wouldn't think the army is going to try and have mubarak released as the first they can they do in the week of the muslim brotherhood violence. egypt you could equate to a bonfire that just needs a match to be thrown on that gas-soaked firewood. martha: u.s. lawmakers once in support of continuing our $1.3 billion aid to egypt, some of them are changing their minds. here is the ranking member of the snalts foreign relations committee. >> i think the actions the last week will cause us to you spend aid. and it's a time to -- time to recalibrate and look at what else our national end. martha: 9:30 this morning we'll be our guest here in america's newsroom and
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
the judge blocked key evidence and presented prosecutors saying they could not use key witnesses they wanted to and explain the motive behind the attack. major nidal hasan is a cowed of killing 13 and wounding 30 others in fort. >> good to see you. interesting turn of events today. one of the final steps of the prosecution and from the prosecution's side was to dwelve in major hasan radicalization and the power point presentation he put together two years on the attacks that focused on suicide bombings and muslims fighting. the judge said it was to remote in time and may be interpreted in different ways. she ruled that the prosecuting attorneys could not introduce evidence of e-mail exchanges between hassan and a l- a la wki to avoid confusion between motive and defense of others. she rowelled that hassan could not use defense of other in the strategy. but the judge osborne allowed web searches to remain in. evidence that hasan looked for things on the internet as jihad. it is considered a blow to the family victims. but military analyst say that the prosecution still has plenty to secure a
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 4:00am EDT
amid signs of a gathering economic recovery in the u.s. could a spike in yields upset the fed's tapering planning. we discuss the fed and fixed income plan at 1100 cet. >>> and the department of justice has takin the wind from under the wings of a proposed merger between usairways and american airlines. can the deal still proceed for takeoff? we'll take a bird's-eye view at 11:30 cet. if you have questions for anyone on the show, please do e-mail in your questions or comments to worldwide@cnbc.com. >>> let's get back to one of our top stories this morning. german chancellor angela merkel says the election will be a very close call as she made it clear she would not be complacent, despite her christian democrats increasing their lead over rival sbd in the polls. annetta, angela merkel so far in this election campaign has been very constrained in her wording. are the gloves finally coming off? is the tone getting more aggressive on her side as well? >> reporter: not really. i mean, she doesn't even take mr. steinbrech's name in her mouth and wouldn't spell out the expression gra
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
. as president obama faces calls for the u.s. to do more and possibly cut off aid to a one-time ally. >>> plus with still 800 days till the iowa caucuses, are they positioning too early? we'll talk about that. >>> and a deep dive today. back nearly 30 years ago to the republican convention that cemented reagan's legacy and what today's gop can learn from it. good morning from washington. it's monday, august 19, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. let's get right to my first reads the morning. egyptian officials say at least 24 policeman were killed in an ambush-style attack near raffa on the gaza border. according to egyptian security force, armed men stoppeded two buses carrying off-duty police, forced the passengers to get out, before shooting them execution-style. more than 900 people are reported to have been killed since wednesday when the interim egyptian government began a bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. on sunday, the egyptian government confirmed security forces had killed 36 islamists while they were being transferred to a prison north
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
fire from his own general manager. andy scholes live for us. quite a seen last night. >> the tension between the yankees and a-rod seems to grow every day. yesterday spoke about the a-rod drama. called a-rod a liar and said the environment he has created is unlike anything he has seen but a-rod continues to play and he is actually playing pretty well. >> alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate last night and took another direct hit igniting an explosive exchange between yanks' manager. the red sox fans not surprisingly loved it. as the animosity surrounding the slugger gets more heated a-rod has a new lawyer and a new line of attack accusing yankees. the yankees deny it with team president telling him to put up or shutup if he has evidence. over the weekend another hit, a 60 minutes news report claiming members of the inner circle named names during the investigation into a-rod. he says those claims are not true. in the meantime, four innings later in last night's game a-rod crushed his 649th career homer setting off an angrier scene in the fenway stands. this is the second time a-rod
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
agreement between israel and egypt says in principle that u.s. aid should be commensurate between israel and -- from washington to israel and from washington to egypt. does the united states really want to be the first country that breaks the spirit of the camp david accords, whether it is breaking the law or not, it would certainly be seen here as breaking the spirit. >> well, ambassador, you mentioned earlier that they actually don't need the aid, but aren't there other political implications here snr i mean, if you cut off the aid, wouldn't that suggest we are supporting the muslim brotherhood? is that what we want? >> that's exactly the bind we got ourselves into because there was great consternation within egypt that we seem to have made our bed with the muslim brotherhood and we've lost that bet. the muslim brotherhood, for whatever may have been the reasons why we supported them, at least when i say supported them, involved politically with them, they afterall had the presidency. now the presidency has changed again. there will be new elections inevitably in the future. the israel
LINKTV
Aug 19, 2013 5:30am PDT
is, what are the elements of this package and what means do they use to achieve this goal? they have talked about curtailing aid in a number of ways, and there has been talk of an arms in fargo to signal strongly that the violence must stop. at the same time, there is hardening of rhetoric towards the interim government there, placing most of the blame on the government for their recent clashes with protesters and asking the government first to step back and hopefully to restore some order. >> the egyptians haven't taken kindly, have they, too different of sanctions and eight withdrawal -- to the threat of sanctions and aid withdrawal, have they? >> the foreign minister was quoted telling journalists that he regretted the internationalization of what was happening, that he saw this as a purely egyptian matter, and he was unhappy that aid was being used as a pressure point towards the egyptians, saying that the aid has good intentions and credibility and they would be happy to take it, but otherwise, it is a problem for them. the issue here is that they have a very different perspecti
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
to the southeastern united states. more rain to that area. indra is tracking this for us. it seems you have been tracking it for weeks, even months. >> the swath from the gulf of mexico to the southeast is impressive to see. they can't handle anymore of this rain. heavy rain and high winds battered much of the southeast this weekend bringing flash floods and record rainfall. check out what members of one church saw after sunday service. waist deep water covering their car doors. a foot of rain fell in less than an hour. business owners along highway 49 found water rushing into their stores. >> fire trucks are out there. >> it didn't get that much rain from katrina. >> reporter: these motor "rick's list"s were stuck. a swath of tropical moisture drenched the gulf coast to the carolinas. in miami beach, an elderly couple was killed while swimming. >> they were in cardiac arrest. we worked them to the hospital. they were pronounced dead. >> reporter: they weren't alone. they came to the aid of at least 50 swimmers. here is what we are talking ability t. tropical moisture in the yucatan over the wee
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, but the north and south are still challenging us. >> thank you so much. our thoughts and prayers are with you in idaho. >> it was just two and a half years ago that there was a revolution to remove hosni mubarak from power. a criminal court today acquitted mubarak in a corruption case. last year he received a life sentence for not stopping the slaughter of protesters during the 2011 revolution, but that sentence was overturned on appeal and now he is being tried again under egyptian law, a defendant can only be held two years before a final verdict. mubarak's successor was, of course, mohamed morsi, who was democratically elected but the military overthrew him on july 3rd. morsi is also in custody and he's not going anywhere for now. prosecutors extended his detention for another 15 days to keep investigating him. egyptian soldiers were out in force once again. in the sinai peninsula, they killed 25. over the past week at least 900 people have been killed, both security forces and civilians. i want to bring in an activist who has spoken out against both the mubarak regime and the muslim broth
ABC
Aug 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
, a defense attorney speaking with amy robach offered one explanation pistorius' defense could use. >> his attention rightfully is focused on what could be an intruder and the end of his life as well as her life. >> reporter: meanwhile, police told us their case is ready. >> we are confident that what we have will come out in court, show that, indeed, mr. oscar pistorius is guilty as charged. >> reporter: he is free on bail and we could learn on monday when the trial will begin. it is expected to start sometime early next year. if pistorius is convicted he faces a life sentence with a minimum of 25 years behind bars. diana, john? >> all right, rob nelson, thank you. >>> in other news british authorities used anti-terrorism powers to detain the partner of a journalist with close links to nsa leak eer edward snowden. now, the parter of glenn greenwald was held for nine hours. greenwald called it a profound escalation of their attacks on the news gathering process and journalism. >>> from egypt, the government says suspected militants have killed 24 policemen in northern sinai. this comes jus
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
nominees. look, if you're not going to have 23 debates these guys are making it easier for us to pair that down to a reasonable number in front of people and entities that give a darn about the future of the republican party. >> you are also -- >> but al, i thought that speaking only to your base was not a way to win? >> well, i am just simply outraged this discriminatory and exclusionary policy. where's glen beck? glen beck has to be in the mix here somewhere. look, this is -- this is, i think, probably a lot of do about things that are going to take a different turn. i don't like these whatever you call them, biopics, i don't think it's such a great idea, but the debates, i mean i like reince priebus but the idea that the debates are what killed the republicans last time was nonsense. it wasn't the circus, it was the animals in the circus. hillary and obama debated through may of 2008 and didn't hurt them. my guess is this is going to shake out in a different way and debates are determined in the end not by the rnc chairman but by the frontrunner. if the frontrunner participates the
WETA
Aug 19, 2013 6:30pm EDT
to join us. miguel? >> reporter: lester, good evening. all the fires in the west are feeding on drought-like conditions and is the perfect fuel. fire loves the deep terrains, it explodes out of control when it hits a hill like this. so much of this hill was covered with waist-high debris and brush. when it hit this fire, it took off. tonight, idaho's beer creek fire is the most dangerous, most explosive blaze in the nation, with no sign of slowing down. it's moving in multiple directions, 160 square miles swallowed by flames so far. >> this fire has been very active and very aggressive. it's a perfect firestorm. >> reporter: the inferno, just a mile away from 5,000 homes. >> just an extended drought. it's been hot, it's been dry. >> reporter: firefighters call this an erratic and aggressive blaze, whipped by 30-mile-an-hour winds. 1200 firefighters are on the ground. more resources on the way. crews on the front lines have had little sleep. this back-breaking work is going around the clock. across the west, 41 uncontained wildfires are raging, 32 of them sparked by lightning, like this
PBS
Aug 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and infrastructure. researchers estimate coastal flooding could cost annual damage of $1 trillion by the year 2050. u.s. and british researchers released a report in the journal said global warming and other factors are leading to higher tides and more flooding. they warned those who live in large cities with expanding economies and growing populations. they said economic losses from water damage could increase from year to year. authorities in some cities have taken precautions, such as reinforcing em bankments. the researchers said if such measures are not taken, annual damages around the world could reach $1 trillion by the year 2050. they said several cities are particularly vulnerable. annual flood costs in gaung schou china, could hit $13.2 billion. they said damages in mumbai, india, could reach $6.4 billion. residents of new york and other cities along the u.s. east coast were reminded of the dangers in october. hurricane sandy caused blackouts and damage over wide areas, and flooded new york's subway system. >>> brown bears lumber through the wilds of japan. by nature, most shy away from peopl
CBS
Aug 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
seconds. >> we know what they're doing. we're happy they're doing it for us. they're the guys that are going to fight this thing and get us hopefully back to normal. >> crews battle fires throughout the west. >> idaho seems to be getting the worst of it. right now, the fire east of boise has burned more than 100,000 acres and has forced thousands from their homes. >> hosni mubarak could be released from prison.cleared him of his corruption case. >> you're going to have an armed insurgency, not protesters on your hands. we're going to have to suspend the aid. >> he remains free on bail charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. >> bob filner is expected to return to work today, just as a recall effort gets under way to try to remove him from office. >> as long as the people of san diego and the council want it, he will be removed. it's futile to hold on. >> southwest is bracing for floods from the gulf to the carolinas. threatening to bring even more heavy rain -- >> covering a nearby city with a thick layer of ash. people there are using m
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. ♪ ♪ veteran actor dick van dyke rescued from a burning car on a l.a. freeway. the dramatic story just in to fox news. plus, beauty and the blade runner. the olympic athlete cries in court. the olympic athlete oscar prestorous indicted for killing his magazine model girlfriend. he claims he thought she was an intruder. prosecutors say they can prove that's not how this went down. did the british military assassinate princess diana? plenty of people call it just another conspiracy theory. so why is scotland yard investigating? plus, the 12-year-old who survived a bear attack. >> i got away. and then i ran and then it came and got me again. >> tonight, the confrontation, her escape, and how she is doing now. >> but first from fox this monday night, the iconic actor dick van dyke survived an explosive emergency when his car burst into flames in los angeles. and here it is. the california highway patrol confirms this is the actor's jaguar unrecognizable under that ball of fire. it hap
KICU
Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of work on it. they comefullying through here. you know it's terrible. >> neighbors tell us the woman who lives in the home is now staying with family. >>> we're expecting to find out tomorrow what killed five women in a limo. the limo caught fire with 10 people inside. four women and the driver escaped but five other women including a new bride were killed. >>> helmet mounted cameras now off limit for all san francisco firefighters. this order came from the fire chief after footage from the asiana rescue went live. >> reporter: they're used by firefighters all over the country, we found more than a few helmet camera videos on the internet. battalion chief mark johnson wore a helmet cam when he and other firefighters responded to the crash of asiana214 in july. during that response a fire truck ran over a 16-year-old passenger killing her. recently firefighters say chief joanne hayes whitish shoed a verbal order that no one is to wear helmet cameras on the job. according to a spokesperson for the fire chief, the ban on cameras is not new. she points to a 2009 ban from firefighters having
CBS
Aug 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
of clashes with the egyptian military the call to end the flow of u.s. money are getting louder. south carolina senator lindsay graham believes egypt is looking more and more like a failed state. >> we're going to have to suspend our aid because we can't support the reaction of the military. >> reporter: historically the u.s. has been a sponsor of the egyptian military with 1.5 billion dollars in aid the u.s. sends egypt yearly, 1.3 of it is for the country's security forces. it was the military that ousted the elected president mohammed morsi and is shooting the president's supporters. middle east analyst mohsin khan says even if u.s. aid is suspended it will have little affect. >> egypt needs something close to between 15 and 20 billion to get by. 1.3 billion is not really going to be much. an they're going to get a lot more from the arab countries. >> reporter: for decades the u.s. has relied on egypt's military to stabilize the middle east. but the white house faces a dilemma, preserving the relationship but at what cost? >> we deplore violence against civilians. >> reporter: on th
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